Area Photographs posted on the Macaulay Library

2016

Snow Bunting by Kevin VandeVusse: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co

Red Crossbill by Caleb Putnam: Greenwood Cemetery, Kent Co, Feb 13

Trumpeter Swan by Curtis Dykstra: Port Sheldon, Ottawa Co, Feb 20

Northern Shrike by Judi Manning: Harbor Is., Grand Haven, Ottawa Co, Feb 25

Common Goldeneye by Brad Heath: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Mar 4

American Tree Sparrow by Emily Tornga: Harbor Island, Ottawa Co, Mar 10

Green-winged Teal by Emily Tornga: Harbor Island, Ottawa Co, Mar 10

Golden Eagle by Rick Brigham: Allegan State Game Area, Allegan Co, Mar 27

Vesper Sparrow by Brad Heath: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Apr 7

Red-breasted Merganser by Brad Heath: Muskegon Lk. channel, Muskegon Co, Apr 8

Snowy Owl by Brad Heath: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Apr 17

Piping Plover by Jill Henemyer: Flower Creek Dunes Preserve, Muskegon Co, Apr 22

Ruby-crowned Kinglet by Emily Tornga: Jubb Bayou Park, Ottawa Co, Apr 23

Palm Warbler by Eric Gustafson: Pine Creek Park, Ottawa Co, Apr 23

White-eyed Vireo by Eric Gustafson: Upper Macatawa Natural Area, Ottawa Co, Apr 23

Yellow-rumped Warbler by Eric Gustafson: Pine Creek Park, Ottawa Co, Apr 23

Hermit Thrush by Emily Tornga: Muskegon Lk. Nature Preserve, Muskegon Co, Apr 24

Eastern Towhee by Brad Heath: Ridgeview Drive, Muskegon Co, Apr 26

Chipping Sparrow by Brad Heath: Ridgeview Drive, Muskegon Co, Apr 26

Willets by Caleb Putnam: Byron Lake, Kent Co, Apr 29

Savannah Sparrow by Brad Heath: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, May 5

Black-crowned Night-Heron by Jim Triplett: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, May 9

White-faced Ibis by Judi Manning: Coopersville WTP, Ottawa Co, May 15

Kentucky Warbler by Judi Manning: private home, Allegan Co, May 16

Hooded Warbler by Bob Tarte: Seidman Park, Kent Co, May 17

Hairy Woodpecker by Emily Tornga: Rosy Mound Natural Area, Ottawa Co, May 20

Magnolia Warbler by Emily Tornga: Rosy Mound Natural Area, Ottawa Co, May 20

Olive-sided Flycatcher by Emily Tornga: Crockery Creek Natural Area, Ottawa Co, May 23

Gray Catbird by Emily Tornga: Crockery Creek Natural Area, Ottawa Co, May 23

Common Yellowthroat by Emily Tornga: Crockery Creek Natural Area, Ottawa Co, May 23

Song Sparrow by Emily Tornga: Crockery Creek Natural Area, Ottawa Co, May 23

Blackpoll Warbler by Tedd Greenwald: East Grand River Park, Ottawa Co, May 25

Brown Thrasher by Eric Gustafson: Van Raalte Farm, Ottawa Co, May 30

Yellow-breasted Chat by Eric Gustafson: Van Raalte Farm, Ottawa Co, May 30

Indigo Bunting by Eric Gustafson: Van Raalte Farm, Ottawa Co, May 30

Horned Grebe by Roger Hagerman: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Jun 5

Upland Sandpiper by Hank Veldman: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Jun 7

Eastern Phoebe by Emily Tornga: Crockery Creek Natural Area, Ottawa Co, Jun 9

Red-eyed Vireo by Emily Tornga: Crockery Creek Natural Area, Ottawa Co, Jun 9

White-breasted Nuthatch by Emily Tornga: Crockery Creek Natural Area, Ottawa Co, Jun 18

Blue-winged Warbler by Emily Tornga: Crockery Creek Natural Area, Ottawa Co, Jun 18

Laughing Gull by Mike Cook: Muskegon SP, Muskegon Co, Jun 22

Dickcissel by Aaron Kortenhoven: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Jun 24

Carolina Wren by Fred VanOeveren: Backyard, Kent Co, Jun 26

Pine Siskin by Carl Manning: Private Property, Ottawa Co, Jul 4

Grasshopper Sparrow by Kevin VandeVusse: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Jul 9

Piping Plover juvenile by Rick Brigham: mouth of Kalamazo River, Allegan Co, Jul 27

Caspian Tern by Kevin VandeVusse: Holland State Park, Ottawa Co, Aug 2

Sanderling by Kevin VandeVusse: Holland State Park, Ottawa Co, Aug 2

American Avocet by Rick Brigham: mouth of Kalamazo River, Allegan Co, Aug 3

Red-breasted Nuthatch by Brad Heath: Ridgeview Drive, Muskegon Co, Aug 5

Sharp-shinned Hawk juvenile by Brad Heath: Ridgeview Drive, Muskegon Co, Aug 6

Peregrine Falcon juvenile by Carl Manning: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Aug 7

Semipalmated Sandpiper by Kevin VandeVusse: Holland State Park, Ottawa Co, Aug 15

Bonaparte's Gull by Kevin VandeVusse: Holland State Park, Ottawa Co, Aug 15

Little Gull by Kevin VandeVusse: Holland State Park, Ottawa Co, Aug 15

Caspian Tern by Emily Tornga: Grand Haven State Park, Ottawa Co, Aug 15

Osprey juvenile by Judi Manning: Holland State Park, Ottawa Co, Aug 16

Red-tailed Hawk juvenile by Lizzy Kibbey: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Sep 1

Cooper's Hawk juvenile by Greg Smith: AAA Turf Farm, Ottawa Co, Sep 3

Ruddy Turnstone winter plumage by Lizzy Kibbey: Grand Haven N Pier, Ottawa Co, Sep 3

Savannah Sparrow by Alex Pitt: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Sep 4

Barn Swallow by Lizzy Kibbey: Caledonia Sewage Ponds, Kent Co, Sep 5

Spotted Sandpiper by Brad Heath: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Sep 7

Black-capped Chickadee by Brad Heath: Ridgeview Dr, Muskegon Co, Sep 25

Ruby-throated Hummingbird by Judi Manning: Ottawa Co, Oct 1

American Pipit by Lizzy Kibbey: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Oct 1

Nelson's Sparrow by Chace Scholten: Roselle Park, Kent Co, Oct 4

Eastern Towhee by Brad Heath: Ridgeview Drive, Muskegon Co, Oct 9

LeConte’s Sparrow by Brad Heath: Hoffmaster State Park, Muskegon Co, Oct 13

Wilson's Warbler by Brad Heath: Hoffmaster State Park, Muskegon Co, Oct 13

Greater Yellowlegs by Carl Manning: Coopersville WTP, Ottawa Co, Oct 16

Harlequin Duck by Michael Boston: Pere Marquette Park, Muskegon Co, Nov 6

Ruddy Duck by Jeff Stacey: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Nov 11

Eastern Screech Owl by Kevin VandeVusse: Hudsonville MI, Ottawa Co, Nov 25

Northern Mockingbird by Curtis Dykstra: Hemlock Crossing Park, Ottawa Co, Dec 20

Merlin by Kevin VandeVusse: S. Moorland Rd and Wilson St, Muskegon Co, Dec 24

Western Grebe by Judi Manning: Pigeon Lake, Ottawa Co, Dec 26

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All of these photographs were posted by area birders on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology Macaulay Library. The photographs remain on the library site. This page simply provides a link to the photographs to demonstrate the talents of these area birders.

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